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5 Interactive Events for Creative Kids

shutterstock_351374228Creative kids are tough to keep engaged– they’re always on to the next thing! This can be a challenge for many parents who want to fill their students’ lives outside of school with relevant, educational activities.

Beyond your kid’s regular extracurriculars, contests and conferences are a great way to explore your kids’ interests! If you missed our post on STEAM contests for kids, check it out here. Today, we’ll cover six events that make a great enrichment activity for creative kids. Continue reading “5 Interactive Events for Creative Kids”

Why Kids Should Attend a Maker Faire

Image via Maker Faire
Image via Maker Faire

Also known as the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth, Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! According to their website, Maker Faire is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. The Faire attracts tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, and students, and gives makers a venue to show their creations and share their learnings. Continue reading “Why Kids Should Attend a Maker Faire”